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CHICAGO - SEPTEMBER 24: The Haymarket Memorial is seen September 24, 2004 in Chicago, Illinois. The memorial marks the spot of Haymarket riot of 1886 where 11 people including seven police officers were killed. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Haymarket produce district. Chicagoans gathered in the streets to watch anarchist activists speak, from atop a freight wagon, about the violent death of workers during a labor dispute that occurred during the previous day elsewhere in the city. When about 175 police officers arrived to disperse the spectators, a dynamite bomb was thrown at them, resulting in the deaths of at least seven policemen and four civilians.

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